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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

The XX Factor: The Critical Role of Women in Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

With 1.8 million IT positions set to go unfilled by 2022, closing the industry's gender gap can go a long way toward closing the cybersecurity skills gap.

Svpeng Stings Users With Threefold Boost to Mobile Ransomware

Kaspersky Lab has reported that mobile ransomware infections are on the rise to booming strains of the Svpeng malware family.

Fireball Malware: Ticking Time Bomb or All Hot Air?

Depending on who you ask, the Fireball malware infected somewhere between 40 and 250 million Windows devices. The potential danger, however, is undisputed.

Cryptocurrency Miner Digging Into PCs Based On NSA Exploit

The protocol targets PCs with SMB vulnerabilities and runs a Monero cryptocurrency miner. Its infection rate peaked in April, totaling at 100,000 systems.

Cyber Solstice: IT Security Tasks to Tackle on the Longest Day of the Year

Security professionals should take advantage of the longest day of the year to take care of security tasks that are typically placed on the back burner.

DLP Dangers? Collaboration Violations Put Cloud Security at Risk

Data loss prevention (DLP) policies aren't doing enough to combat collaboration tool violations. What does this mean for cloud security?

Technology Treatment Plan: The Health Care Cybersecurity Imperative

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established guidelines to improve the state of health care cybersecurity throughout the sector.

New Android Cleaning App Pulls Dirty Tricks to Grab Admin Rights

A new Android app that claims to clean a device actually grabs admin rights to carry out malicious actions — and proves almost impossible to scrub out.

Cold Comfort: Outdated Software Puts Companies in the Hot Seat

Outdated software offers familiarity for IT teams, but that's cold comfort when it comes to the hot seat of legal challenges and ransomware infections.

Circling Back: FreeRADIUS Fix Cuts Off Authenticaton Bypass

The open source FreeRADIUS project recently patched a vulnerability that allowed malicious actors to bypass session authentication.